Cathy Newman joined Channel 4 News in January 2006. Cathy Newman presents Channel 4 News.
She spent over a decade in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. Since joining Channel 4 News in 2006 she has broadcast a string of investigations and scoops, including harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. She also writes about politics for the Telegraph.
Actors with learning difficulties often struggle to get more than a token role in films or on stage. Now a new play is about to break new ground by giving a woman with Down’s Syndrome a starring role. The play, Joy, has been specially written for actors with disabilities… and without.
It’s billed as a “comedy of terrors” – a new film about the mass fear, the hysteria and the political chaos which followed the death of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. It doesn’t sound like the ideal subject matter for satire, but Armando Iannucci has achieved just that, basing his film, The Death of Stalin, on…
Too frightened, too intimidated, too ashamed to speak out – but no longer. The hashtag Me Too is now trending fast on social media, as tens of thousands of women and some men share their stories of sexual assault and harassment. It might have begun as a response to the scandal which has shaken Hollywood,…
The Guinness family heiress Ivana Lowell worked for Harvey Weinstein at Miramax Books and dated his brother. She warned about his alleged misconduct in her memoirs several years ago and talks about her experiences.
Film producer Alison Owen, whose credits include Elizabeth, Shaun of the Dead and The Other Boleyn Girl, talks about her experiences of Harvey Weinstein. A warning: the interview contains sexual allegations.
Journalist Sharon Waxman, who investigated Harvey Weinstein’s alleged past behaviour for an article in 2004 that she claims was eventually spiked by the New York Times, talks about what she says happened.
A council in London will decide this evening whether to ban pro-life protesters from approaching women who are wanting to terminate pregnancies at a Marie Stopes clinic. Local residents’ have signed a 3,000-signature petition calling for the pro-life protests to be banned after some women attending the clinic complained that some of the protesters had…
Currently, foster carers in the UK are paid by councils or charities, but they don’t receive sick pay, holiday pay or the same rights as other workers. Now one foster parent, Sarah Anderson, is arguing her work should have the same kind of benefits as many other jobs. Sarah Jane Linton, who has three foster children…
Richard Ratcliffe, husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and their MP,Tulip Siddiq, discuss her imprisonment in Iran.
Patriotism, duty and service. These are the themes of Last Flag Flying, a new film starring Bryan Cranston. We spoke to him about loyalty to one’s country – and to the commander-in-chief.
More Conservative big guns have given their backing to Theresa May. We spoke to Conservative MP and vice-chairman of the 1922 backbench committee, Charles Walker and Lord Heseltine.
Next week the government will publish its long-awaited review into how people from different racial backgrounds are treated by our public services. Justice Minister Dominic Raab discusses the issues.
The Immigration minister Brandon Lewis in Manchester.
On the eve of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, Theresa May is under further pressure from her foreign secretary on Brexit. Boris Johnson insists there must be no “monkeying around” over Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
Douglas Chapman, MP for Dunfermline and West Fife, is in Barcelona assisting the Catalans with their vote on independence – ensuring ‘no undue intimidation’ comes from the Spanish authorities.